Membracid Tree Hopper Nymph

Another mystery Bug?
Thanks for the help identifying the bark lice for us. I was tending to some elderberry bushes here in Fairhope Al., and noticed an unusual little guy that I have never seen before. Would you be able to assist us again? I have attached an image of the insect. Sorry for the low quality but it was small and it was somewhat camera shy! Thanks,
John and Melissa Pershina

Hi John and Melissa,
We believe this is an immature Plant Hopper. We will try to figure out the species for you. Eric Eaton provided this information: ” The mystery hopper is a juvenile membracid (tree hopper, family Membracidae). I have no idea which one. The adults look radically different from the nymphs.”

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